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  • Lutukumoi Reports To Kitgum, Warns Illegal Gun Owners

    By David Okema Former Lira Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Mwaka Lutukumoi has reported to his new station in Kitgum district where he was last week transferred as Deputy RDC. Mr Lutukumoi had until the transfer been the Lira Acting RDC. In an interview with Acholi Times on Sunday, Lutukumoi said he feels privileged to be […]


  • Amuru Primary Seven Candidate Killed By Lighting

    By Willy Chowoo A primary seven candidate in Amuru district has been struck dead by lighting. Okeny Richard Deo, a pupil of Pogo Okuture Primary School in Pabbo Sub County was  killed Sunday while returning from the garden with his father. The deceased was among the 19 primary seven candidates of Pogo Okuture. Primary seven […]




  • Kiprotich counsels Gulu athletes

    David Okema Olympics gold medalist, Stephen Kiprotich on Saturday counselled athletes in Gulu to work hard if they are to register success. Kiprotich was speaking during the senior four farewell party at Northern City High School in Laroo Division in Gulu municipality. Kiprotich who set world record at the London Olympic marathon 2012/2013 told budding […]


  • Chua West Member of Parliament Marries Brig Otema’s Daughter

    Chua West Member of Parliament (MP)  Polly Phillip Okin Ojara has married the daughter of Uganda Peoples Forces (UPDF) Chief of Logistics, Brig Charles Otema Awany. Mr. Okin, commonly known as PP among his friends, a first time MP in the 10th parliament, married Juliet Aparo last week in a traditional ceremony at Brig Otema’s […]


  • Two Cholera Cases Registered In Amuru

    David Okema Two patients from Amuru district have tested positive with cholera at St Marys Hospital Lacor, a Gulu district health official said on Tuesday. Gulu district Surveillance Focal Person, Dr Michael Cankara said at his office in Gulu town that the patients are a 27 year old mother and her five year old son. […]


  • Former URA Official Shot Dead In Kitgum

      A former staff of the Uganda Revenue Authority(URA) in Kitgum district has been shot dead in Kitgum district, police has said. Tony Olanya who, according to police had recently retired from URA, was attacked in his home in Ayul A village in Pager division in Kitgum municipality at around 8:30 pm on  yesterday evening. […]


  • Justice Owiny- Dollo Advices Acholi Leaders On Corruption

    By Cornes Lubangakene                          HIGH Court judge Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo has challenged district chairpersons in Acholi to guard against befriending civil servants if they are to win the battle against corruption and improve service delivery in their districts. Owiny Dollo was recently giving a key note address during the award of the best performing […]


  • One knocked Dead In Hit And Run Accident In Gulu

    By Allan Richard Odoch One person was knocked dead in a hit and run accident by unidentified vehicle on Saturday night along the Gulu Nimule road. The accident happened at 9:30 pm near Gulu Primary School. The vehicle is suspected to have been heading to South Sudan. The deceased was identified as Celestino Lanek, 56, […]


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